Srinagar, June 21: A girl died while her elder sister was rescued after they jumped into a stream in Kulangam area of Handwara in North Kashmir’s Kupwara district today to commit suicide.
Two sisters – Josiya Majeed Sheikh, 14 and Snober Majeed Sheikh, 25 of Handwara– jumped into the nallah at Kulangam this afternoon.
Locals who spotted them jumping swung into action and in the meantime, police immediately reached the spot.
Police team and local volunteers retrieved both the sisters and took them to a nearby hospital where Josiya was declared brought dead.
The condition of Snober is stated to be critical.